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Mo Salah had previously scored his 100th Premier League goal for the Reds, but Yoane Wissa’s 82nd-minute draw saw the Bees continue their excellent start to life in the top flight.

Both teams had efforts cleared from the line in a spirited opening before Ethan Pinnock gave the lead to Brentford, nailing the ball into the back post after a clever free kick routine caught the Liverpool defense flat-footed. in the 27th minute.

That lead was short-lived when Diogo Jota headed a cross from Jordan Henderson to tie the Reds four minutes later, and Salah put his team ahead in the 54th with his 100th goal in 151 league appearances for Liverpool.

The Bees refused to give up, leveling out in the 63rd minute when defender Pontus Jansson spun into the box and hit the crossbar before Vitaly Janelt reacted faster to finish off the rebound.

Curtis Jones put Liverpool in front four minutes later, attacking from the left and unleashing a rocket that veered slightly before flying into the net, but Brentford pulled off a dramatic draw through substitute Wissa with eight minutes remaining.

The victory sees Liverpool climb to 14 points after six games, one ahead of Manchester City, which beat Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge earlier in the day, a result that sent the Reds to the top in the league. goal difference even before kicking a ball. . Brentford moves up to ninth with nine points.

Additional information from Reuters.


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